The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 70 87 88
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.22% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.25% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £270 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £345 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Automation Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
870 1186 1223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.57% 96.66% 95.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 638 702
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 41 62
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.50 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Buckinghamshire region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Automation Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automation Tester across the Buckinghamshire region.

Automation Tester Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Automation Tester
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
High Wycombe +6 1 £270 +20.00%
Aylesbury - 1 - -
Automation Tester
South East

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Automation Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) IVR
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft